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Ritual Tripod Cauldron (Ding)

Period: Shang dynasty (ca. 1600–1046 B.C.)
Date: 11th century B.C.
Culture: China
Medium: Bronze inlaid with black pigment
Dimensions: H. 6 in. (15.2 cm); W. at handles 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Classification: Metalwork
Credit Line: Purchase, Arthur M. Sackler Gift, 1974
Accession Number: 1974.268.20

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